The Pioneer

CSUEB prepares to end contract with Aramark

Erika Martinez,
Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Campus

The Philadelphia-based corporation, Aramark, took over the university food services on July 1, 2006. This contract with Aramark came with an expiration date, June 30, 2018. Just a little over four months left, the question of who will be the next food service provider that will take over the univers...

‘She Loves Me’ makes way to Cal State East Bay’s stage

‘She Loves Me’ makes way to Cal State East Bay’s stage

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

The cast of “She Loves Me” gathered together on stage for their warm-up, stretching their vocal chords and bodies in preparation for their rehearsal of their new upcoming musical. The pace of the music increased with intensity as it became faster and faster and their voices grew louder as one. Then...

CSUEB alumna co-writes SF production

CSUEB alumna co-writes SF production

Sierra Perales,
Contributor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Features

“The Geek Show” prepares for its return The past few years have been busy for 26-year-old CSUEB alumna, Lauren Lola. Since the debut of her two novels, “A Moment’s Worth” in 2014 and “An Absolute Mind” in 2016, the author decided to open up her writing skills to the theatre. She recently co...

Women’s basketball season ends

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

After winning the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference tournament two years in a row, it was shocking to see the California State East Bay Women’s basketball team lose in the first round. On Tuesday, East Bay faced off against the Humboldt State Lumberjacks (16-12 overa...

Women’s water polo wins first home game of the season

Austin Teegarden,
Contributor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Feb. 3, the Pioneers women's water polo team took on the Santa Clara University Broncos in the first home game of the season. The Pioneers went into the game with one win and one loss. The Broncos, similarly, had one win and one loss as well, having dropped their last game to the University of Hawai...

Pioneers win double header

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

Community members crowded the stands at the newly renovated Pioneer Field to watch some softball on Saturday, Feb. 3. People came out to watch Cal State East Bay’s softball team play a doubleheader against Dominican. The crowd cheered on the Pioneers as they walked away with a 2-0 win. Last season ...

Men’s basketball gets a win on senior night

Men’s basketball gets a win on senior night

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay men’s basketball team honored their three seniors, guards Jelani Mitchell and Drew Bender and center Kyle Frakes, on Saturday prior to the last home game of the 2017-18 season. “My senior season was a dream,” Bender said. “Obviously it didn’t finish the way I had h...

Diane Guerrero visits CSUEB and talks about her new book

Diane Guerrero visits CSUEB and talks about her new book

Kenzi Hilario,
Contributor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

Actress and immigrant rights advocate Diane Guerrero visited CSU East Bay last Thursday to talk about her memoir, “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided.” Aside from playing Maritza, the young, sassy in-mate in the hit Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black,” Guerrero is als...

Women’s basketball team splits home games

Women’s basketball team splits home games

Marissa Marshall,
Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

East Bay now 14-12 overall, 10-10 in conference After four losses in a row, the Cal State East Bay women’s basketball team managed to earn a win on homecoming weekend. Their recent struggles lowered them in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) standings, they are now in si...

CSUEB baseball opens season at home

CSUEB baseball opens season at home

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cal State East Bay opened their 2018 season at home against the the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds over the weekend. After finishing last season 25-24 overall and 16-21 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) play, the team is looking to improve and make a push...

CSUEB baseball team looking to hit home this season

CSUEB baseball team looking to hit home this season

Brett Fuchs,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay baseball team kicks off its 2018 campaign on Feb. 9 at Pioneer Field as the Pioneers go up against British Columbia Thunderbirds. East Bay is coming off a disappointing season where they missed the CCAA playoffs. In 2016, the Pioneers had a season for the books clinching the N...

Pioneer softball starts season with two wins

Pioneer softball starts season with two wins

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay softball team started their season strong as they beat Dominican University in a two-game series over the weekend. Last year, the team had a decent record with a 27-25 overall record and 19-19 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) play, which put them...

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